How much food can cities produce?

August 25, 2016 | (Photo Credit: SPUR via Flickr) By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington. Humans are fast becoming city dwellers. According to the United Nations, “The urban population of the world has grown rapidly from 746 million in 1950 to 3.9 billion in 2014.” Sixty-six per cent… Continue reading How much food can cities produce?

SLAC, Stanford Gadget Grabs More Solar Energy to Disinfect Water Faster

Plopped Into Water, a Tiny Device Triggers the Formation of Chemicals that Kill Microbes in Minutes August 15, 2016 Menlo Park, Calif. — In many parts of the world, the only way to make germy water safe is by boiling, which consumes precious fuel, or by putting it out in the sun in a plastic… Continue reading SLAC, Stanford Gadget Grabs More Solar Energy to Disinfect Water Faster

Top 10 Green Energy Technologies & Solutions for Home Improvement

By Pat S Posted in: Go Green, Home Improvement, Spending and Saving, Technology Between heating and cooling your home, gassing up your car and watering your lawn, energy costs are one of the most significant expenses that many of us face on a monthly and annual basis. Thankfully, there are numerous ways to reduce both… Continue reading Top 10 Green Energy Technologies & Solutions for Home Improvement

Harness The Power Of The Sun: The Complete Guide To Using Solar Energy

By Jacob Hurwith on Mar 7, 2016 “Go green!” It’s the phrase that defines the millennium, and solar energy is a major player. In the second quarter of 2015, the U.S. solar industry hit 1,393 MW of installed solar capacity, and supplied 40% of all new electric generating capacity in the first half of the year… Continue reading Harness The Power Of The Sun: The Complete Guide To Using Solar Energy

Go Green & Get Green: Tax Rebates and Incentives for Green Home Improvements

By: Julie Jacobson, Redfin Associate Agent in Los Angeles Sure, Jessica Alba and Gisele Bundchen are doing it, but you don’t have to be a millionaire to make your home green.  Most people know that green homes reduce energy bills, but many aren’t aware of the tax breaks and incentives that can ease the upfront… Continue reading Go Green & Get Green: Tax Rebates and Incentives for Green Home Improvements

Why Your Green Household Cleaners May Still Be Toxic to Your Pet

May 29, 2013  By Dr. Becker If you’re doing some spring cleaning or considering replacing harsh household cleaners with environmentally friendly versions, I have some important information for you. Did you know that even “green” cleaners can still be dangerous and even deadly to pets? According to Dr. Karl Jandrey of the University of California,… Continue reading Why Your Green Household Cleaners May Still Be Toxic to Your Pet

21 Easy, Life-Changing Home Improvement Tips For Greener Seniors

Thirty years ago there were no disposable diapers, televisions in every room, or plastic soda bottles. Whether intentional or inadvertent, seniors came of age in a more ecologically harmonious era. Well, it’s not too late for them to return to the sustainable mindset of their youth. Sure, now they have a few more grey hairs… Continue reading 21 Easy, Life-Changing Home Improvement Tips For Greener Seniors

10 Ways Green Living Seniors Save Money

By Diane in Energy Conservation, Green Living, Save Mone Green living can save anyone money, but for seniors facing retirement, going green is especially economical. Choosing an eco-friendly lifestyle can save literally hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year through simple steps that won’t crimp your style but definitely improve your life. And all that… Continue reading 10 Ways Green Living Seniors Save Money